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Home & Design

Custom Creations

Bespoke furniture can help enhance a home and make it stand out from the rest. By Tanya A. Yacina and Newport Beach Magazine Staff   A home’s design is a reflection of personal taste and style. Whether you  are creating the aesthetic from the ground up or selecting furniture and decor to...

Blurred Lines

Local interior designers discuss the ins and outs of creating spaces that seamlessly bring together a home’s indoor and outdoor living areas. By Ashley Probst and Newport Beach Magazine Staff   Homeowners looking to expand their space have likely heard of indoor-outdoor living. This trending design concept is an amalgamation of indoor...

Find Your Zen

Enhance relaxation and tranquility in the home by creating healing spaces that elevate overall wellness. By Ashley Ryan   Whether you’ve put in a long day at the office or were simply out running errands, there’s something magical about coming home to unwind in a space that’s all your own. But that...

Happy Hour at Home

Style and function go hand in hand when creating your own bar. By Ashley Ryan   Whether you desire a place to sip cocktails before heading out on the town or a space in which to unwind with a nightcap before bed, incorporating a bar into your home’s design can have plenty...

Going Green

As the perennial drought continues, more Southern California residents swap their lawn for landscaping that needs less water. By Sarah J. Hemadi   A quick drive around Orange County reveals yard after yard filled with lush, tropical foliage and bright green lawns that require plenty of irrigation. But as water becomes more...

Home and Hearth

Fire pits are bringing the heat to outdoor spaces in Newport Beach. By Ashley Probst   Locals who like to entertain know that fire pits are essential for patio and garden gatherings. Fire pits enhance the overall atmosphere of any outdoor space by adding a cozy ambiance along with a physical warmth....

Making a Splash

A custom pool can turn your backyard into a resort-style destination. By Beth Livesay   When creating a backyard oasis, a stunning swimming pool is often in the plan. Whether intended for doing laps as part of a fitness routine, taking a dip to cool off or simply providing a place to...

It’s Only Natural

Home design that embraces biophilia, or the concept of connecting with nature, is currently trending, highlighting new ways of bringing the outdoors in. By Ashley Ryan   In recent years, endless studies have detailed the importance of immersing oneself in nature. From a walk in the park to outdoor yoga and meditation,...

Serene Sanctuary

Discover how to create the bedroom retreat you deserve. By Tanya A. Yacina   Your bedroom is somewhere you should be able to rest, recenter and recharge—a calm place that allows you to let go of the stress of the day and get a good night’s rest. In essence, it should be...

The Shape of Things to Come

Lines, curves and angles characterize the geometric interior design trend, which makes a stylish statement in any living space. By Theresa Boehl   From dramatic sharp angles to dazzling repeated motifs, geometric patterns have taken the interior design world by storm in the last few years. Unlike the patterns found in nature,...